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Small moveable bump on the collar bone that pains on touching. Taking medicines for eczema. Cancer?

Hello! I am a 19 year old female. 5 feet tall and I ve been using 3 ointments called Fluocinonide , Elidel and Protopic for eczema that has been acting up. A few days ago, a small moveable bump formed on the right side of my collar bone, near the middle of the chest. It bugs me knowing it s there and I m worried that it MIGHT be cancer . On the left part of my collar bone, there s pain whenever I touch it.. the pain is on the same part of the bump, just on the wrong side of the collarbone. It s a little confusing to explain but I m just hoping for some help
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response

As the swelling is movable,Cancer can be ruled out.It is also not from Collar bone as the bony diseases are fixed.

It can be Lipoma,swelling arising from fat cells.Another possibility is a infective lesion,which is can cause pain.

Please take an Antibiotic and anti inflammatory drug .If the swelling does not subside, Consult your surgeon and get the correct diagnosis and treatment.

Cancer can be ruled out by Fine needle aspiration cytology(FNAC) of the swelling.

Wish you good health

Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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